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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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MelbourneDie Walküre

Wagner: Die Walküre
Anthony Negus; Suzanne Chaundy; Melbourne Opera; Warwick Fyfe; Zara Barrett; Lee Abrahmsen; Bradley Daley

MelbourneAnna Karenina

Demutsky: Anna Karenina
Yuri Possokhov; Australian Ballet; Tom Pye; David Finn; Orchestra Victoria

MelbourneThe Spiritual Forest

Monteverdi: Selva Morale e Spirituale
Orchestra of the Antipodes; Erin Helyard; Pinchgut Opera; Cantillation

MelbourneLa traviata

Verdi: La traviata
Renato Palumbo; Elijah Moshinsky; Opera Australia; Michael Yeargan; Peter J. Hall; Nigel Levings; Orchestra Victoria

MelbourneLohengrin

Wagner: Lohengrin
Tahu Matheson; Olivier Py; Opera Australia; Pierre-André Weitz; Bertrand Killy; Orchestra Victoria

MelbourneWomen of the Pièta

Vivaldi
Orchestra of the Antipodes; Erin Helyard; Pinchgut Opera; Miriam Allan; Cantillation
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Compelling to hear, amazing to see: Opera Australia’s Aida

Using bold digital panels, D-Wok has created stunning visual effects. World class singers provide an outstanding aural experience.

****1
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Melbourne Opera mines Australian talent in new Rheingold

Melbourne Opera has produced a critically and popularly successful Das Rheingold, which bodes well for the planned development of a full Ring cycle over the next four years.
****1
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Young cast, old production: Opera Australia’s Rigoletto is on song

A much-loved 1991 production evoking Fellini’s post-war glamour and grime is revived with three talented young principals, including Mongolian baritone Amartuvshin Enkhbat in the title role.
****1
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A compelling Parsifal from Victorian Opera in Melbourne

The Australian Youth Orchestra was full of poise and maturity and all the singing was impressive in Roger Hodgman's production.

*****
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Vivica Genaux and Sydney's Pinchgut wow Melbourne

Vivica Genaux enjoys huge success in a Melbourne concert of Baroque delights, the first venture of Sydney's Pinchgut Opera Company outside its home turf.
****1
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Master masons: Holten’s Meistersinger comes to Melbourne

Having offered a strong feminist reading of Wagner's Ring, could Kasper Holten do the same again for Die Meistersinger? Opera Australia's co-production had moments of excellence, but ultimately left the viewer with more questions than answers
***11
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